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—VASS BUILDING AND LOAN—Starts Saturday, June 3
Devoted to the UpbuUding of Vass and Its Surrounding Country
VASS, N. C., FRIDAY, MAY 26, 1922
Prof. Duncah Matthews and little
son, of Vass, were in town Monday.
Dr. and Mrs. M. L. Matthews, Mr.
John Poindexter, of Sanford, came
over from Sanford for afternoon ser
vices at the Presbyterian church Sun
We have heard several speak in
praise of the sermon preached, Sun
day afternoon, by Rev. M. D. Mc
Neill, who took for his subject “Im
Miss Vera McLean spent Sunday
with Miss Anna Reynolds, of Ellerbe.
Mr. L. F. Hartsell spent a part of
Sunday in Wadesboro.
Miss Bradford, our new woman
demonstrator, wishes to meet with all
the women and girls of Cameron com
munity at the school building on Sat
urday the 27th, at 2:30 P. M. Miss
Crafts will also be with her to talk
to the little girls.
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. McKeithen were
dinner guests, Monday evening, of
the family of Mrs. John L. Currie, of
Dr. A. L. O’Briant has bought the
lot between the Baptist church and
the home of W. G. Parker, and rumor
says he will begin building at an
Miss Lucile Loving with her Sun
day School class picnicked Tuesday at
Rev. M. D. McNeill preached the
memorial sermon at Buffalo church,
During the berry season the Idle
Hour theatre will open only on Satur
day nights. And they are going to
have some good, first class, clean
pictures of the same class as those
shown at the Superba, Raleigh, and
at Pinehurst. A good show is billed
for Saturday night the 27th.
Those who were out Monday night
to see the school extension pictures
were thrilled at “The Ride of Paul
Revere,” and highly amused at the
college boys" battle of wits. “The
Lost Colony” will be shown at the
school building on the night of June
Monday, Mr. John Monroe on route
1, shipped from Cameron, two crates
of dewberries. An early shipment.
Mrs. T. C. Gaddy, Miss Myrtle
Gaddy, Mrs. John Richardson went
to Sanlford, Monday, to see Mrs.
Clyde Gaddy who is seriously ill.
Misses Kate and Nell Hunter pic
nicked with the children of the Pres
byterian Sunday School, Tuesday af
ternoon at McDugalds Mill, a place
famous in song and story, for picnics
since the days of *76.
Mary McDonald, Helen Parker,
Ada Gilchrist, pupils in the 4th grade
received prizes for the neatest English
M,rs. Henry and son, Vance, of
Charlotte, spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. T. G. Swett.
Miss Helen Turnley, on route 2,
came down on Monday to meet Mrs.
Temple Turnley, of Va., who will be
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REV. J. A. CALIGAN
Who will conduct the revival meetings
to be held in the Pinehurst Presby
terian church, needs no special intro
duction to the people of this section.
He was pastor of a group of churches
m Harnett and Lee counties until
about a year ago, and passed several
years in Moore; his present location
is McColl, S. C. The meetings in
Pinehurst will be held June 11-17, in
clusive, and should be largely attend
ed. Mr. Caligan is also to conduct
revival services at' Culdee church in
CYPRESS CREEK NEWS
Mrs. Cattie. (Sameron, of Johnson-
ville, visited her sister, Mrs. John
Cameron, of route 1, Sunday evening.
Misses Lula Johnson, Laland Pilson,
Eloise McMillan, and Alberta McMil
lan visited at Mr. D. A. Cameron’s,
Misses Emily Cameron and Bertie
Cameron entertained a number of
their friends at a fish fry at Mc-
Lauchlin’s Bridge, Saturday night.
Among the number were Misses Fan
nie Rosser, Mattie Turner, Ennis
and Elizabeth Byrd, Kate and Annie
Autrey, Ileen and Louine McFadyen,
Messrs. Mack McDonald, D. H.
Clark, E. J. Cameron, Leon Mc
Donald, Watson and Lacy McFadyen,
John Baker, Floyd and Aubrey Keith,
and D. K. Blue.
Miss Emily Cameron visited Miss
Kate Autrey Sunday evening.
Mr. J. S. Cameron and sisters
motored to Sanford, Friday of last
Mr. Watson McFadyen was the
guest of Miss Kate Autrey, Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Stewart visited
their father and mother, Mrs. and
Mrs. W. A. Stewart, Saturday of last
Mr. Fairley*Cameron was the guest
of Mr, Oscar Baker, Sunday.
Mrs. Mary Murd Buchan visited
her relatives Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Cameron last week.
Mr. W. D. Cameron was the guest
of Miss Bertie Cameron, Sunday eve
PINEHURST COMMUNITY CLUB
The regular meeting of the Pine
hurst Community Club was held last
Friday evening at the Community
House. A very large crowd was pres
ent, the building being taxed to it’s
capacity. Delegations from other
Community Clubs in the County were
in attendance '.nd iii expressed de
light at the interesting Club formed
at Pinehurst. It is thought that this
meeting marked the beginning of an
interchange of visits between clubs, as
in this way ideas can be exchanged
and many good things accomplished
which will contribute to the success of
After transacting the regular busi
ness of the club, having reports and
recommendations of Committees, etc.,
several enjoyable recitations and mu
sical selections were given by the
children. Mr. Sledge then introduced
Mrs. Clarence A. Johnson, Commis
sioner of Public Welfare in North
Carolina, who delivered a most in
teresting address on social work. Mrs.
Johnson outlined in detail the plan
her department was endeavoring to
follow in North Carolina, and gave
us some idea oif our responsibility,
as Community Clubs, and as individu
als, in the solution of many important
Not the least among these in im
portance, she stated, was the matter
of selecting otir officials, and her ad
monitions along this line were ex
tremely timely in view of the im
pending primaries about to be held
over the State. Mrs. Johnson wanted
all to understand that her remarks on
this subject were purely impersonal
and carried with them no desire to
inject politics into our community
work. However, it is highly import
ant, particularly during this period,
that officers be chosen who stand for
the enforcement of law, and Mrs.
Johnson admonished the people to be
particularly careful in selecting their
Superior Court Clerks, as under the
law the Clerk of Court is the Judge
of the Juvenile Court and must of
necessity be a citizen of very high
calibre and broad experience.
Pinehurst feels highly honored in
having received a visit from this dis
tinguished leader, and we want her
to know that in leaving Pinehurst
Mrs. Johnson took with her our earn
est prayers for the success of her
department, which, a§ she stated it,
has for it’s aim. Justice, Hope and
PRICE FIVE CENTS
JACKSON SPRINGS ITEMS
AN UNDISPUTED FACT
It is an undisputed fact that the
Vass Community Club will meet Fri
day, May 26th, at 8 o’clock. The ob
ject of the meeting is to discuss and
to determine whether there shall be
a Community Fair another year. Miss
Bradford and Mr. Parrot, the new
County Agents, will be present to
help in this discussion.
Brin^ us your Job Wpjrk.
The Jackson Springs Hotel will
have its annual summer opening on
Saturday night, June 3rd. The origin
al Virginia Serenaders will make mu
sic daily and for the dance at night.
The hotel has been kept open all win
ter and the services this summer will
be good, and everything looks toward
a prosperous season. There are al
ready a number of guests at the hotel,
and have been all winter.
Woodford Moss has returned to
Kings Mountain, after spending a
few days with friends here. Mr.
Moss is making a good record in
baseball this season. He has won
10 out of 11 of the games he has
pitched, losing to Grover, his home
town, although he allowed only 3 hits
and got 3 of the 7 hits for his team.
Commencement exercises closed
here on Tuesday night of last week,
beginning on Sunday with the Bac-
calureate sermon delivered by Dr.
John Hartley, pastor of the Southern
Pines Episcopal church during the
resort season. Dr. Hartley is a well
knovm evangelist and lecturer and
made a good impression on all those
who were fortunate to hear him, tak
ing as his subject “You Can if You
ing as his subject “You Can if You
Will,” and making one of the strong
est addresses ever heard here.
On Monday evening there were ex
ercises by the grammar grades in
cluding a recitation and declamation
contest. Little Miss Jean Currie was
awarded the decision as the best re
citer and Raymond Seawell of Ben-
salem township the best declaimer.
These exercises were followed by
the high school declamation and reci
tation contest. Alton Smith was
awarded the declaimer’s medal and
Miiss Treva Auman of West End, was
awarded the reciter's medal, Both
contests were very close.
On Tuesday morning the 'Senior
Class exercises were given in a ban
quet scene, which won many com
ments from visitors as well as resi
On Tuesday afternoon Dr. Shew-
make. Prof. of English at Davidson
College, delivered the literary address
followed by a short, thoughtful and
impressive talk to the graduating
class by Prof. A. B. Cameron, super
intendent of Public Instruction, before
delivering the diplomas, certificates,
medals and prizes.
On Tuesday evening “Borrowed
Money,” the class play, was given
before a packed audience. All of the
fifteen characters are to be commend
ed for their excellent stage work,
especially Viola Hurley playing the
role of Mrs. Vautrey and Bert Mc-
Crimmon acting to perfection Aunt
Sally, her negro cook.
The entire commencement exercises
were better than ever given and the
faculty and students are due mvch
credit for the irood exercises
for the excellent work accomplisbed
in school title im§t yw.